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See also: Morus and Mórus



From Ancient Greek μόρον (móron)



mōrus f (genitive mōrī); second declension

  1. the black mulberry tree


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mōrus mōrī
genitive mōrī mōrōrum
dative mōrō mōrīs
accusative mōrum mōrōs
ablative mōrō mōrīs
vocative mōre mōrī

Derived terms[edit]



  • morus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • morus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “morus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • morus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to die at a good old age: exacta aetate mori
    • (ambiguous) to starve oneself to death: inediā mori or vitam finire
    • (ambiguous) to die a natural death: necessaria (opp. voluntaria) morte mori
    • (ambiguous) to die of wounds: ex vulnere mori (Fam. 10. 33)